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Tradition and trauma : studies in the fiction of S.J. Agnon

Author: David Patterson; Glenda Abramson
Publisher: Boulder, Co. : Westview Press, 1994.
Series: Modern Hebrew classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A study of the work of S.J. Agnon, a central figure in Hebrew literature who has possibly not gained the world-wide reputation he deserves. The research and analyses assembled in this book aim to  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Kongress
Conference papers and proceedings
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Congresses
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Tradition and trauma.
Boulder, Co. : Westview Press, 1994
(OCoLC)988395722
Named Person: Shmuel Yosef Agnon; Shmuel Yosef Agnon; Shemuʼel Yosef ʻAgnon; Shemu·el Yosef ʻAgnon
Material Type: Biography, Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Patterson; Glenda Abramson
ISBN: 0813320240 9780813320243 0813320259 9780813320250
OCLC Number: 29428585
Notes: Some of the studies were presented originally as papers at a conference entitled "Tradition and Trauma, on the Centenary of the Birth of S.J. Agnon, 1888-1970," which took place at Mount Holyoke College, on 16-17 April 1988.
Description: x, 226 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: Introduction : a legend in his time / David Patterson --
Passion spins the polot : Agnon's "Forevermore" / Naomi Sokoloff --
Negotiating Jewish history : the author, his code, and his reader / Arnold J. Band --
"Mad dog" and denouement in Temol shilshom / Anne Golomb Hoffman --
The garment and the loaf : tales of the unfinished task / Glenda Abramson --
S.J. Agnon and the art of sublimatin / Nitza Ben-Dov --
A guest for the night : epitaph on the perished hopes of the Haskalah / Judith Romney Wegner --
The ancestral tale --
an ironic perspective / Esther Fuchs --
The anatomy of "Friendship" : from logical constructs to psychological realities / Edna Amir Coffin --
Homosexual fantasies in Mendele and Agnon / David Aberbach --
Sleeping princes, beggars of love / Miri Kubovy --
A personal statement / Aharon Appelfeld.
Series Title: Modern Hebrew classics.
Responsibility: edited by David Patterson and Glenda Abramson.
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